Trinity Times

November 28, 2018

JR. CHOIR SINGS THIS SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2, AT 8:15 AM SERVICE

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THE EARLY CHILDHOOD (PRE-K/KINDERGARTEN) CHRISTMAS SERVICE IS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, AT 5:30 PM

A/B BASKETBALL TEAM PHOTOS THIS THURSDAY!

The Girls A/B and Boys A/B teams will be having their photos taken this Thursday. Order forms were sent home this week. Or parents may click on this link to place an order:

Basketball Team Photo Order.

ADVENT BY CANDLELIGHT - THIS SUNDAY!

Ladies, join us for “A Personal Journey to the Nativity” Advent by Candlelight on Sunday, December 2, at 4:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Come and prepare your heart for Christmas by seeing the Nativity through the eyes of Anna, a shepherd girl. All ladies, 7th Grade and up, are welcome. Invite any female friends, neighbors, and relatives to join you. Sign-up online at Advent by Candlelight.


LADIES MINISTRIES DISPLAYS

During Advent by Candlelight, we will have an area featuring various women’s ministries and ways women can serve. Groups wishing a table display should contact Kimberly Hierlmeier weekday mornings in the school office at (262) 547-8020 or by email at khierlmeier@trinitywels.com. All groups are welcome (examples: Women’s Bible Study; Growth Groups; Campus Ministry; ESL; LWMS; Altar Guild; Jesus Cares; Etc.)

BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES!

TLS families: Thanks for those who have sign up! There are still some spots available to help with scoreboard and clean-up for our HOME basketbal games. Please see the sign-up genius link below for details and to pick your spot (there will be a separate sign-up for concessions). Thank you for your time - we appreciate it!! TLS Basketball Game Help

TEACHER/DAYCARE CHRISTMAS GIFTS

We will once again be taking up collections for teacher/daycare gift cards. Watch for details in next week's newsletter!

BOOK FAIR

Thank you to everyone who came to the Book Fair. With your support, we were able to earn about $1,300 for the school library. Also, thanks to everyone who contributed to the All for Books. With the money raised, the Daycare was able to purchase books for their rooms.


Appreciation also goes out to Mary Zipp, Karen Shuff, Stacy Schaumberg, Amanda Chao, Laura Reinke, Haley Meier, Alicia Lentz, Christopher Olson, Elizabeth and Jon for volunteering your time! The Book Fair wouldn't have been able to run so smoothly without your help!

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES:

  • 11/29 - Grades 6-8 Math Club - 3:45 PM
  • 11/29 - HOME BB Games (Girls/Boys A & B - Team photos being taken) - 4:30-8:30 PM
  • 11/30-12/2 - Boys A Team BB Tournament @ St. Marcus
  • 12/2 - Jr. Choir sings at 8:15 AM service; Advent by Candlelight - 4:00 PM - Fellowship Hall
  • 12/3 - Grades K and 2-4 Field Trip to Mt. Calvary (Kohl's Theater) - 12:30 PM; Board of Ed meeting - 6:30 PM
  • 12/4 - Culver's Night - 5-8 PM (Woodman's) - Flavor of Day - Chocolate Pretzel Crunch!
  • 12/5 - Advent Services - 3:45 & 6:30 PM; Advent Supper - 4:45 PM-6:15 PM
  • 12/6 - Board Game Club - 3:45 PM; Youth Group Christmas Tree decorating/Pizza Party - 3:30 PM
  • 12/7 - Basketball games AWAY @ St. John's Tosa (see Athletic calendar) - 4:00-8:00 PM
  • 12/8 - Early Childhood (Pre-K/Kindergarten) Christmas Service - 5:30 PM; Youth Group Dinner/Movie - Fellowship Hall - 6:00-10:00 PM

ADVENT SERVICES/SUPPERS

Advent services begin Wednesday, December 5 through Wednesday, December 19. Plan to come and worship at 3:45 and stay for dinner, or come for dinner at 4:45 and stay for evening service at 6:30. Food will be served from 4:45 to 6:15.


Enjoy warm comfort food with live music in our fellowship hall. Come and bring a friend for some food and fellowship!


Wednesday, 12/5: Chili, Potato Bar and Soup prepared and served by Trinity’s Fellowship and Evangelism Committees

Wednesday, 12/12: Taco Bar and more served by Trinity’s Thursday Morning Ladies Bible Study Group

Wednesday, 12/19: TBD

TEEN (GRADES 7-12) UPCOMING YOUTH GROUP EVENTS:

Teen Bible Study - Every Sunday from 9:40am - 10:30am


December 6, 3:30-6:00 PM - Christmas Tree Decorating/Pizza Party at Trinity
Meet in the Sanctuary after school for directions and have some fun getting into the Christmas spirit! Afterwards, enjoy some pizza and fun with friends. PARENTS INVITED TOO! (We could use 3-4 to assist for sure!) Please RSVP to Mrs. Reinke so we can order enough pizza!


December 8 - Dinner/Movie Night - Fellowship Hall - 6-10 PM


For all RSVP/questions - email to Mrs. Laura Reinke (youthgroup@trinitywels.com) or call/text 414-254-3397.

Thursday, 11/29: Chicken Tenders (Gluten friendly)

Friday, 11/30: Cheese Pizza Stick

Monday, 12/3: Grilled Cheese

Tuesday, 12/4: Soft Shell Tacos

Wednesday, 12/5: French Toast Sticks


NOTE: 2nd and 3rd choices will always be PBJ and Salad Bar. Please refer to the online lunch calendar to see the side offerings.

MISSION OFFERINGS

Mission offerings can be brought to chapel each Wednesday. During the 1st semester, offerings will be given to our Russian missionaries.

Mission money collected so far: $1,420.59

Thank you!

HELP OUR WAUKESHA NEIGHBORS WITH DONATIONS OF NON-PERISHABLES

The Board of Elders have placed large food barrels to collect food on Trinity’s Campus (located at the East and West entrances of church) as part of a larger Good Samaritan effort to directly support our Waukesha Food Pantry. From now until 12/27, please bring your non-perishable, non-expired food items (bring something you and your family would like to eat such as cereal, canned foods, mac & cheese, etc. – a complete list is on the barrels) to help feed our 1200 hungry neighbors who come to the Pantry every week. Contact Elder Linus Bell for more info: 262-501-0546. Our Savior Jesus has told us: “Love one another” (John 13:34). Will you help us help our neighbors?

GRADES 1-8 CHRISTMAS SERVICE INFORMATION

Saturday, December 15, is the Grades 1-8 Christmas Service

at 3:30 & 5:30 pm.

Because of possible parking and seating congestion, we are encouraging parents whose child's last name ends in A-L attend the 5:30 pm service, while the parents whose child's last name ends in M-Z attend the 3:30 pm service. The children are expected to attend both services. More details will be coming.

HOLIDAY WORSHIP SCHEDULE

Click here for Trinity's upcoming Holiday Worship Schedule.

ORDER YOUR GRADES 1-8 CHRISTMAS SERVICE DVD OR BLU-RAY

Each year, the Grades 1-8 Christmas Service is recorded and parents have the opportunity to purchase a DVD or BLU-RAY. If you would like one, they are $5.00 a piece. Please bring your money to the school office. Order form coming out next week.

UPCOMING CONCERTS AT WLHS...

WLHS Christmas Pops Concert - Enjoy early Christmas merriment at the annual Christmas Pops Concert on Sunday, December 2, at 3:00 p.m. in the WLHS auditorium. This concert features the WLHS Concert Band, A Cappella Choir, Inspiration, Wisco Kids Show Choir, Jazz Ensemble, Jubilation Handbell Choir, and other instrumental ensembles. Admission is free, and a freewill offering will be taken during the concert. Afterward, enjoy a reception of Christmas cookies, coffee, and punch.

WLHS Sacred Christmas Concert - The annual Sacred Christmas Concert will take place on Sunday, December 16, at 7:00 p.m. in the WLHS auditorium. The concert will feature A Cappella, Cantorei, and Freshman Choirs of WLHS, Inspiration, Jubilation Handbell Choir, Wisconsin Lutheran Children’s Choir, and numerous instrumentalists. Admission is free, and a freewill offering will be taken during the concert.

TLCC JOB OPENING

TLCC is accepting applications for a daycare employee. As a support member to our staff, we are looking for an energetic and motivated individual who will help us provide a safe and caring Christian environment for children ages 1 to 4 in our play-based curriculum daycare. Hours will vary within the time of 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., for an average of 10 to 20 hours per week. Please contact Joni Stenberg, Director, at 262-547-8522 or via email at childcare@trinitywels.com.

ATHLETIC PROGRAMS:

JR. VIKINGS WRESTLING

Registration is now open for the WLHS Jr. Vikings Wrestling program. Click here for details and registration: 2018-2019 Jr. Vikings Wrestling Program


Practices will begin in December and are held at Wisconsin Lutheran High School from 6:30-8:30 PM - Monday evenings. A full schedule of practices days and dates will be provided with the registration.

UPCOMING AGES 5-8 BASKETBALL LEAGUE (JANUARY 29-MARCH 16, 2019)

Our goal is to teach young athletes the game by buiding a foundation of skills to use their God-given abilities to their fullest as they give Him glory in all that they do. Each child MUST attend a 15 minute evaluation on Saturday, December 1.


For more information and to register online, go to:

G-Squared BB League


Contact for questions: Tim @ tmueller@theg2glife.org

2019 WLHS BOYS BASEBALL CAMP

The 2019 WLHS boys baseball camp is set to take place at Wisconsin Lutheran High School’s Main Gym on Sunday, January 27, February 3, and February 10. There will be two sessions each day (Grades 2-4) from 12:00-1:00 pm and (Grades 5-8) from 1:30 pm-3:00 pm. The camp will focus on proper throwing mechanics, defensive skills, and developing the hitter’s swing. Fee is $40 and deadline to register is January 13, 2019. Click here for registration: 2019 WLHS Baseball Camp.

LUTHER PREP SCHOOL-WATERTOWN AUCTION GALA

Donations of new items are currently being accepted for the Luther Prep Auction Gala to be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019. If you have something to share, it can be brought to the Mission Advancement office anytime during the LPS school day. If you cannot attend the Gala in person, this would be a great way to show support! Monetary donations can be made online at:

https://events.readysetauction.com/lutherpreparatoryschool/galaxiv


Deadline for donations is February. Questions? Contact Sue at 920-262-8104.


Luther Prep appreciates the generosity of its many supporters! Thank you for being an active part of our ministry.

TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH INFORMATION

Please visit the TLC website to see our Worship Schedule and information on other events!

Click on these headings to find out more information:

BIC

Trinity You Tube Channel

God's Yellow Pages

TLS WEBSITE

You can view the a short list of the following information/forms on our school website for the 2018-2019 school year. More can be found on the actual website:

TLS Website (Lunch Calendar/Athletic Calendar/Monthly School Calendar)

2018-2019 Yearly School Calendar

Power School Notices (to receive your child's academic progress and lunch balance notices)

Background Check

ALL Athletic Forms

Medication Administration Consent Form

Pre-Planned Absence Form

Singing Schedule